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Tea-Time Means Leopard-Time in India
(Bangalore, May 15, 2017) A new WCS study finds that leopards are abundant in tea-garden landscapes in north-eastern India, but that their mere presence does not lead to conflicts with people. 

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Media Note: New Video Shows Reduction in Leopard/Human Conflict in Mumbai’s Sanjay Gandhi National Park
Resolving human wildlife conflicts related to large cats largely consists of reactive actions such as translocating the animals or paying livestock compensation to the people. Rarely is an attempt made to understand the under lying causes of the conflict and then use the knowledge to tackle the conflict proactively. 

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